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Artist, vintage clothing/jewelry/object collector. Lately torn between two coasts. Substance over style always. But it is still nice to look good and feel like a lady.

I have been collecting vintage clothing since I was a teenager. I love the hunt for beauty among rags. It makes me very happy to find homes for items I rescue and know that they will continue to be treasured. I love that each piece has a history and that each piece purchased (hopefully) means slightly less demand for sweatshop made goods.

I love color and fun, feminine pieces, and every piece in my store reflects my own personal taste. I hate polyester, so unlike most vintage clothing stores you won't find any in my shop, save for maybe one or two amazing pieces whose design so overshadowed their material. I look for and stock clothing made of soft and natural…

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  • Joined May 1, 2011

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silk, fur, leather, cotton, textured or printed fabric

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About

Artist, vintage clothing/jewelry/object collector. Lately torn between two coasts. Substance over style always. But it is still nice to look good and feel like a lady.

I have been collecting vintage clothing since I was a teenager. I love the hunt for beauty among rags. It makes me very happy to find homes for items I rescue and know that they will continue to be treasured. I love that each piece has a history and that each piece purchased (hopefully) means slightly less demand for sweatshop made goods.

I love color and fun, feminine pieces, and every piece in my store reflects my own personal taste. I hate polyester, so unlike most vintage clothing stores you won't find any in my shop, save for maybe one or two amazing pieces whose design so overshadowed their material. I look for and stock clothing made of soft and natural fabrics-silk, rayon, wool, cotton, because they wear exceptionally well and feel great against the skin.

If you feel so inclined, please check out my father's shop at http://www.etsy.com/shop/FourWindsDesigns, featuring his own handmade gold jewelry and vintage gold and platinum pieces.

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